Friday, May 18, 2018

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Station 19,' 'S.W.A.T.' and 'Arrow' Finales Rise; 'Gotham' and 'Life in Pieces' Finales Dip

On May 17, 2018, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.17 rating - followed by CBS (1.00), NBC (0.80), FOX (0.60) and The CW (0.50).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.137 million viewers - followed by ABC (5.118), NBC (3.555), FOX (2.392) and The CW (1.477).




UPDATE - S.W.A.T. and Arrow were adjusted down. The repeat of The Big Bang Theory was adjusted up.

ABC (1.17 Rating, 5.118 Million Viewers)
        GREY'S ANATOMY (1.9, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        STATION 19 (1.0, +0.1) SEASON FINALE
        WHAT WOULD YOU DO? (0.6) SEASON PREMIERE

CBS (1.00 Rating, 6.137 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.1) REPEAT
        YOUNG SHELDON (1.1) REPEAT
        LIFE IN PIECES (1.0, +0.0)
        LIFE IN PIECES (0.9, -0.1) SEASON FINALE
        S.W.A.T. (0.9, +0.0) SEASON FINALE

NBC (0.80 Rating, 3.555 Million Viewers)
        ELLEN'S GAME OF GAMES (0.8) REPEAT
        AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR (0.8)

FOX (0.60 Rating, 2.392 Million Viewers)
        GOTHAM (0.6, -0.1) SEASON FINALE
        SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO (0.6, +0.0)

THE CW (0.50 Rating, 1.477 Million Viewers)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.5, +0.1) SEASON FINALE
        ARROW (0.4, +0.1) SEASON FINALE


                                           The Final Ratings for Thursday, May 17 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
Grey’s Anatomy
1.9
7.598

CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.1
7.183

NBC
Ellen’s Game of Games - R
0.8
3.913

FOX
Gotham
0.6
2.197

The CW
Supernatural
0.5
1.632
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon - R
1.1
7.041
9:00 PM
CBS
Life in Pieces
1.0
5.561

ABC
Station 19
1.0
5.095

NBC
American Ninja Warrior (9-11)
0.8
3.410

FOX
Showtime at the Apollo
0.6
2.569

The CW
Arrow
0.4
1.305
9:30 PM
CBS
Life in Pieces
0.9
4.949
10:00 PM
CBS
S.W.A.T.
0.9
6.029

ABC
What Would You Do?
0.6
2.600

Average Rating: 0.87
Average Viewership: 4.363


NOTE: For the 2017-18 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 119.6 million TV households. The Adults 18-49 demographic is the rating most commonly reported and helps determine ad rates but is not the sole explanation for whether a show will be renewed or cancelled.